Alabama’s Reopen Ambitions Strain City’s Hospital Resources | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Alabama's Reopen Ambitions Strain City's Hospital Resources | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC 1


Mayor Steven Reed of Montgomery, Alabama, talks with Rachel Maddow about how the state's growing number of cases is pushing his city's hospital resources to the limit even as the state continues to reopen. Aired on 5/21/2020.
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Alabama's Reopen Ambitions Strain City's Hospital Resources | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

93 Comments on "Alabama’s Reopen Ambitions Strain City’s Hospital Resources | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. Ashes ashes we all fall down.

  2. mrAmbitionEver | May 22, 2020 at 2:01 AM | Reply

    Thank you Mr president, we winning, winning so much our heads are spinning, no 1 in deaths! Mr president I dont want to win this bad, slow down. Conman at its finest!

    • Renee Speece | May 22, 2020 at 8:54 AM | Reply

      @mrAmbitionEver you people say a lot of things i wouldn’t say to other people. thank you for changing me.

    • mrAmbitionEver | May 22, 2020 at 1:42 PM | Reply

      Renee Speece lmao ans the question, then blind cult following, u seem to fine when trump says a lot of things to citizens, now Ur feeling hurt when u hear the truth? And the question, why is trump hiding his taxes? Cuz he is a crook or a failed buisnessman or both

    • mrAmbitionEver | May 22, 2020 at 1:49 PM | Reply

      Renee Speece lmao u had no problem remorse with dead people, and said they could be replaced easily? Now ur feeling hurt…

    • Renee Speece | May 22, 2020 at 2:04 PM | Reply

      ​@mrAmbitionEver absolutely not. i think he’s a child throwing a tantrum. my issue with you all are liars and say half truths to dishonestly win arguments. Just citizens? What about undocumented immigrants? I’m not blind, I see both how filthy and dishonest you left-wingers and right-wingers are. I’m still a leftist and always will be. None of you are really left. You’re just the next right wing for the new state, even it is a global state that still discriminates based on skin color. You’re joke and your KKK brothers are also a joke. I will not side with evil just because it’s not the other evil. You people make me sick.

    • mrAmbitionEver | May 22, 2020 at 2:31 PM | Reply

      Renee Speece lmao looks like a sad Bernie supported, he lost move in, now the choice is between trump and Biden, Biden should be the choice for any reasonable human being

  3. I have much respect for all Alabamians who are fighting against just the latest bout of Kay Ivy insanity. Keep fighting!

    • Sarcastro sarcastro_ | May 22, 2020 at 7:46 AM | Reply

      All 3 of them Fighting against the insanity? Did you not take your medication this morning?

    • Sarcastro sarcastro_ | May 22, 2020 at 7:48 AM | Reply

      Coronavirus Hoax Lying cultist freaks that will get people killed from misinformation should Be slowly tortured before being killed.

    • Renee Speece | May 22, 2020 at 8:59 AM | Reply

      @Anne Harris it’s from the South, and the South is racist horrible human beings. disgusting place to live. the South is the laughing stock of the country

    • Renee Speece | May 22, 2020 at 9:02 AM | Reply

      @3LD Everyone knows about the South. Enough said.

    • @Renee Speece i think the issue is that maybe nobody did care about those populations in the rural south, dicked over by both sides of the political aisle… Asking for help and being given promises that did not come to fruition. Same as this time. How you were treated is wrong AND how Trump is handling this… Is criminal. Most people know this.

  4. Michael Bray | May 22, 2020 at 2:04 AM | Reply

    After a couple of weeks, when the numbers explode, Republican governors will be blamed and primaries by even more fervent Trump sycophants (Trumpophants). Obviously by killing their populations, the quickly opening governors are confusing Great with Grieve in the Muh-guh…

    • Barry Sutton | May 22, 2020 at 5:03 AM | Reply

      We’re all going to Die
      In 30 days

    • @Barry Sutton when exactly did they say we’re all going to die? They report on the mortality rate of 3%, Fox pretends it doesn’t exist.

    • Michael Bray | May 22, 2020 at 9:09 PM | Reply

      Barry Sutton what is a 30 day cricket? Is that like a Trump promise that everything will be perfect AFTER the election? Why do something now to help the nation when you can promise the world, which will be more tremendous than ever before and full of meat and prayer, tomorrow, while filling your and your venal corrupting enablers pockets today?
      Take care Barry and may the sun break on your misguided enthusiasm.

    • Michael Bray | May 22, 2020 at 9:16 PM | Reply

      Barry Sutton oh sorry. You are an NCT. At least you can work from home…
      I hope you grow into a fuller and more socially conscious person in the future. Sorry you are so bitter and woefully misinformed.

  5. I knew this was going to happen. And it will continue to happen in other states cities and towns that were reckless in reopening too soon, and especially without a step by step phasing plan. Unfortunately, some people are only capable of learning the hard way. So the hard way it shall be.

    • Craig Crawford | May 22, 2020 at 8:23 AM | Reply

      @kcjazzy No, and in some states they are wanting to go door to door to collect blood samples…

    • Craig Crawford | May 22, 2020 at 8:24 AM | Reply

      @Desmond Akkari Not a game whereby science wins or losers against whatever else, it is a moral issue whereby one puts their life and other lives in danger…

    • Desmond Akkari | May 22, 2020 at 8:27 AM | Reply

      @Craig Crawford yeah I’m not the one calling it a hoax, that would be most of GOP leaning Alabama. LOL

    • Craig Crawford | May 22, 2020 at 8:31 AM | Reply

      @Desmond Akkari I see your point…

    • Desmond Akkari | May 22, 2020 at 8:40 AM | Reply

      @Craig Crawford because if Obama told Alabama he loves them, wants them to live, even if they hate him….but this is real please stay inside? They would still not care and hate him for it. I could do the same, with the same result. So….oooookay, go for it. 🤷‍♂️

  6. the virus doesnt cre what you want.

  7. Damian Quintana | May 22, 2020 at 2:15 AM | Reply

    People don’t be Sheeple by following rantings from the Creeple, if you do you’ll be 6 feet Deeple.

  8. Ryan Neilan | May 22, 2020 at 2:17 AM | Reply

    Why is america still refusing to take this seriously? What’s the magic number? 100k, 200k deaths? Which number will cause people to actually use their heads?

    • @William H Music 2020 what you are doing is called moving the goalposts. I made a point that you cannot refute so rather than even try you’re changing the topic. My point was if the Democrats want to hurt Donald Trump they would want to reopen the country more aggressively. Your response is saying about how many businesses are open already and about me being afraid of the virus.

      Your statement in Norway addresses the logic failure I’m thinking the Democrats want to use the virus to defeat Trump when the best way to do that would be to reopen aggressively

    • Ben Johnson | May 22, 2020 at 3:44 PM | Reply

      Based on some of the people I talk to, they believe the media is lying about the death toll. Saying that is less than half of the current numbers. They believe in crazy conspiracy theories.

      I also think that some Americans think they are invincible. They haven’t had to fight a war on American soil in 150+ years. It creates this invincibility mindset. The “I’m not modifying my life for anyone/anything” mindset.

    • Ryan Neilan | May 22, 2020 at 4:05 PM | Reply

      @William H Music 2020 You don’t believe it’s a virus? What is it?

    • When they get sick or an immediate family member get sick and dies. Then it’s real.

    • @William H Music 2020 Got parents? Got grandparents? Do you care about them? Are you and all of them in really good health? If not in really good health, got really great health insurance? With no exclusions, co-pays and deductibles?

  9. Irene Gavenlock | May 22, 2020 at 2:17 AM | Reply


  10. If we’ve learned anything from this pandemic, it’s that republicans in public office, pose a threat to our very lives.

    • Baby drumphf | May 22, 2020 at 7:03 AM | Reply

      @David J : I did some research the other day & found out that these Russian troll farm trolls can make up to the equivalent of 1000 British pounds per wk. Its gruelling work but not bad in Russia if one can find such despicable work. I would imagine they must have a modicum of English skills, computer skills & the ability to lie through the buck teeth. Most Russians outside Moscow live like peasants & serfs so this is considered good though duplicitous. Its gruelling work with long shifts & somewhat gruelling & taxing them having to put up with our counter argumentative insults but they are a thick skinned breed some having worked in salt mines.

    • Brenda Araba | May 22, 2020 at 8:19 AM | Reply

      @Bud Fudlacker there you go again exposing your ignorant stupidity.🤦🏾‍♀️

    • Renee Speece | May 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM | Reply

      @Uffi Sachs Inconceivable. Orange people don’t impress me

    • Bud Fudlacker | May 22, 2020 at 11:51 AM | Reply

      @Brenda Araba Wow all that and a emoji you must be a genius! LOL!

    • @Renee Speece That is something we have in common.

  11. raketmeneer | May 22, 2020 at 2:25 AM | Reply

    “STUPIDITY.The Trumpian virus that’ll make it start all over again” Brought 2u by your Republican fellow Americans!

    • Carlos Carlos | May 22, 2020 at 2:42 AM | Reply

      Trump is also responsible for rainy days and cancer

    • @Carlos Carlos Not rainy days but certainly any windmill related cancers, lol.

    • Coronavirus Hoax | May 22, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Reply

      Stupidity at its finest!

    • Desmond Akkari | May 22, 2020 at 8:12 AM | Reply

      @Carlos Carlos it’s ok bro, by this report Trumpers are #winning and owning us libs, right now, with 1 ICU bed left in the capital. Karma is here and it’s going to love Alabama this time of year, let me tell you. Wooo, this hoax is going to make us libs look real silly LMAO
      ROFL 😂🤣😂🤣.

    • Carlos Carlos | May 22, 2020 at 7:26 PM | Reply

      @Desmond Akkari you seem to be preoccupied with how you look or how the other party looks . That’s what’s wrong with America , immature people trying to politicize a horrible tragedy that is a product of nature . Most Americans like myself see right through that BS

  12. News Flash it will never be normal again ……😖

  13. MagicSantos | May 22, 2020 at 2:33 AM | Reply

    Republicans proof how crooked this administration is!🤔
    So disgusting!

    • @Ike the Viking Tell me, what is attracting you to this Government’s level of incompetence, criminality, corruption, immorality and criminal negligence? Where do you see your or your family’s benefit?

    • Coronavirus Hoax | May 22, 2020 at 6:10 AM | Reply

      @David Gray troll

    • @Ike the Viking 🤣🤣 DUNCE..!!

    • Ike the Viking | May 22, 2020 at 2:37 PM | Reply

      Uffi Sachs I got a nice tax break in my federal taxes, we have conservative justices on the Supreme Court and lower courts nationwide, and as an investor I have never been happier!

    • Ike the Viking | May 22, 2020 at 2:40 PM | Reply

      Bling 22 you would be a dunce too if you believe in a big government taxing you into oblivion, social degenerates, urbanization and the government growing to a point to which it controls every aspect of your life.

  14. I live in Montgomery, Al. If we live, we will encourage others to vote.

    • I reported the person making fun of alabama. She is talking from a place of fear. I appreciate the fact that people are beginning to see the reality of things in their state versus the slew of vague promises dispensed to you guys down there (again and again and again) that gp undelivered every time. Especially this time. Your feelings matter too. Sorry anyone made you think otherwise. Please stay healthy and use your wits. From a FORMER Republican. And current graduate level social worker

    • @Sarcastro sarcastro_ that’s not true. Every human is subject to Universal Human Rights. The South got used and played by yet another politician who threw them under the bus when push comes to shove. Please acknoeledge your fear and hate before *responding* , instead of reacting. That being said, Trump has committed crimes against his fellow man and nature itself. Corona had to happen to PROVE to the world that people like Trimp are LITERALLY incompatible with life.

    • Stay well. We need you, and you’re important.

    • Stay strong, stay kind and ignore unkind ppl and unkind comments. Individually we can do little but together we can move mountains. No state sucks. We all have worthwhile talents and efforts to offer the world. Don’t listen to negative, hurtful comments.

    • Kathy Lolley | May 22, 2020 at 4:21 PM | Reply

      @Sarcastro sarcastro_ you said i have no right to live because i live in Alabama your sick in in the head i won’t live in California to many people think they are God gift to man like you

  15. Don McHenry | May 22, 2020 at 2:41 AM | Reply

    drumpf says 90,000+ dead is a ‘badge of honor’. When we reach a million, is he gonna give himself a great big trophy?

    • @SLYDOG The mortality rate for flu is lower, also there is a vaccine for it. The covid deaths 90 thousand and growing happened while extraordinary precautions wers taken. If we’re not careful we’ll be looking at 200 thousand dead.

    • @SLYDOG Covid has killed that many in 4 months, not in a year, 4 MONTHS times that by three to equal 1 year and you get to about 300,000!! How is THAT for a reason?

    • @SLYDOG the seasonal flu has never killed 100,000 Americans in a year.

    • Sadness is Good | May 22, 2020 at 1:08 PM | Reply

      @SLYDOG You low IQ moron liar, the worst flu season was 17-18 killed 60k people in a YEAR ,the 12-13 flu killed 35k, coronavirus has killed already more than 90k in 3- 4 months, flu has a vaccine, corona doesnt, we have taken extraordinary measures yet we have 90000+ dead plus the flu is already spread out around the country, corona isnt.

    • Yes, trump will probably award himself a medal and tell all of his cult followers that they are ‘winning’ !

  16. This means more dead people. Thanks Trump !!

    • Renee Speece | May 22, 2020 at 3:12 AM | Reply

      he killed grandma and grandpa. shut it down! everyone go back in your homes. don’t be a hero

  17. Could you Americans just stop your “great”-rhetoric. “The great state of…” “the great city of…”. There’s not much left, that is great. Trump has pretty much destroyed all of that.
    Maybe science is still great, but it is vilified and ignored by the right and replaced with red hat stupidity.

  18. Scott Kraemer | May 22, 2020 at 5:42 AM | Reply

    If we’ve learned one thing during this pandemic it’s that Americans are not as smart as we once touted. Our nation isn’t the greatest nation in the world and that our school system has been failing us for decades

  19. Matthew Lewis | May 22, 2020 at 7:18 AM | Reply

    Before the war is over there’s gonna be a lot of Governors who opened way too early saying “But how could we have known”
    And then blame someone else…

  20. We’re so gonna go into a depression because of this

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